Youth and Sports Minister Hannah Yeoh ( front row, second from right) speaking to Malaysia Pro Cycling (MPC) team principal Sayuti Zahit (front row, second from right) at the MPC launch event in Putrajaya today. Pic courtesy of Norazman Abu Samah facebook. KUALA LUMPUR: Just months after the demise of Team Sapura Cycling in June, Malaysia Pro Cycling (MPC) has emerged as the nation’s newest UCI continental team.
MPC is a continuation of the Sapura squad and is headed by the same founder and team principal, Sayuti Zahit, albeit under new sponsors.
Sayuti said he was contacted by numerous parties after news of Sapura’s closure became public in early July.
"We were forced to close down the Sapura team as we were unable to secure new sponsors," said Sayuti at the MPC team launch event in Putrajaya today.
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Former LTdL organisers may take legal action against MNCF Amarjit: Stringent screening, bank guarantees can prevent future cycling tour issues "A lot of people called me when they found out (about the Sapura team closure) and asked how they could help."After discussing with a number of parties interested in sponsoring the team, we decided to form a new team — MPC."We have secured two-year deals with our new sponsors and are looking to secure even more sponsors to further strengthen the team."MPC’s main sponsors are Helaz, Damar Impex, N8, […]